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El Medano, El Medano

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One of the best wind and kitesurfing locales in the world, the waters of El Medano are always decorated with sails. Watch them cut across the waves from one of the many cafes or restaurants in the town's main square, also a spot known for local fiestas. Between the town's two beaches is La Montaña Roja (The Red Mountain), a protected natural reserve with unusual volcanic origins. Around the base of the mountain, enjoy a walk or hike to see where indigenous plant life take advantage of the mineral-rich soil. Explore the many side streets of the old neighborhoods, then seek out a small cave that is near the edge of town. Hermano Pedro once used this cave for prayer and reflection; a small shrine has been placed inside to pay homage to the saint. Make El Medano a part of your El Medano vacation plans using our El Medano trip itinerary planning app .
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  • Beautiful village which is ideal for water sports enthusiasts. In the evening, nothing much. that's why nothing for party people.
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  • El Medano is a paradise for Kite surfing, it is surprising that the strings of parachutes do not tangle as it's crowded. The city is lively and you have a small market typical Saturday morning. On the square next to the tourist kiosk, there are a lot of animation at the hour of the aperitif.
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  • beautiful beach together with the kindness of patrons at chance to have fun and play sports together
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  • Fabulous beach, windsurfing, kitesurfing, great bars and restaurants and not too touristy! Parking is not straightforward as all street parking is usually full all the time. So go straight down past the harbour wall and turn left to find lots of open space parking just a couple of hundred metres from the beach.
  • Amazing place. Plenty of bars and restaurants to entertain even the fussiest among us. The atmosphere at night is electric and it's still unspoilt by tourists, making it a great little hidden gem!
  • Have been coming here for a long time!lovely beach_Great for early morning walks and swimming .plenty of amenities nearby and a blue flag
  • One of the better in-town beaches. Loads of places where to stay, public showers and changing rooms.
  • Great place to relax, sunbathe. Not crowded beach with beautiful views.

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